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LALO Presents 'Broadway on the Hill'

on July 24, 2014 - 8:44am

LALO News:

Los Alamos Light Opera presents a special benefit performance, with all of your favorite singers, songs and a raffle! 

Selections include:

  • Wicked
  • Les Miserables
  • Guys & Dolls • Cabaret • Follies
  • Avenue Q
  • Company • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Spamalot
  • The Drowsy Chaperone
  • South Pacific 
  • West Side Story
  • Sweet Charity
  • Oliver
  • The Phantom of the Opera

Event Schedule:

  • 7:30 p.m. Friday Aug.15
  • 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar St. General admission is $15 or $10 for students and seniors.

Special Encore Performance:

  • 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug.

Unitarian Church Hosts Free Screening of 'Frozen'

on July 24, 2014 - 8:39am
Movie poster. Courtesy/UCLA
The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos continues its free summer movie series with a viewing of the 2013 Disney hit, Frozen at 7 p.m., Saturday in Robinson Hall at the church. Admission is free.
At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 27, Rev. John Cullinan will present a sermon for all ages based on themes from the film. This  is a multi-generational service. All are welcome for worship, followed by coffee and conversation.
The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos is at 1738 N. Sage St. For more information, visit or call the church office

Taos Fall Arts Festival Celebrates 40 Years

on July 24, 2014 - 8:13am
Projection installation of featured artist Markus Dorninger Courtesy/


The oldest art festival in Taos, Taos Fall Arts Festival, is celebrating its 40th year by expanding and enhancing the festival, adding new features such as The Paseo on opening night. The 2014 festival is scheduled for Sept. 26-Oct. 5 with an opening reception 4-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26.

“We chose to create a community focus group and listen to local artists to find out how we could better serve the arts community going forward and local businesses," spokesman Paul Figueroa said.


Cinema Cindy Reviews ‘Jersey Boys’

on July 24, 2014 - 8:06am
Los Alamos

“Jersey Boys” is Clint Eastwood’s effort to put the hugely successful Broadway musical of the same name on the big screen.

It is the story of Frankie Valli and the original N.J., through their trying to survive in the big time. The music of the Four Seasons plays throughout the film, making it more than worth the price of admission.

The story is told by each of the four band members, cutting away at times to talk straight to the camera.

Movie poster for 'Jersey Boys.' Courtesy/Reel Deal Theater

Tommy DeVito’s (Vincent Piazza) version of the story comes

Tickets Available For Guitarist Genevieve Leitner's Performance at Bethe House Thursday

on July 23, 2014 - 12:51pm

Genevieve Leitner

PEEC News:

A few tickets remain for the benefit concert the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will hold at 7p.m. Thursday, July 24.

Renowned guitarist Genevieve Leitner will perform for the intimate audience, at the beautifully renovated and historic Hans Bethe House on Bathtub Row. Tickets are on sale now on PEEC’s website for $35. If tickets remain on the day of the show, they also will be sold at the door for $40.

The proceeds of the concert will go toward funding exhibits and gardens at the new Los Alamos County Nature Center, a public-private

Hiking, Biking, Beer & Music July 26

on July 23, 2014 - 11:14am

LABC News:

The Second Annual Los Alamos Beer Co-op Fiesta is Saturday, July 26 at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. The Fiesta features lift-served biking and hiking 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as well as a New Mexico brewers fest with live music noon to 6 p.m. Atomic City Transit Shuttle will run every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Sullivan Field.

As part of the Fiesta, other Los Alamos cooperative businesses will attend to support their community and fellow cooperative.

This Week at the Reel Deal

on July 23, 2014 - 11:04am
Column by JIM O'DONNELL  
Reel Deal Theater 

This week we are opening Lucy, with Scarlett Johansson. Begin Again, Planes: Fire and Rescue, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will run for another week. Jersey Boys will end this Thursday so don’t miss it.

Next week on Aug. 1, we will definitely open Guardians of the Galaxy, and the following week Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is certain. The film I’ve been working hard to open on Aug. 8 is The Hundred Foot Journey which is perfect for this town. Disney is saying we don’t make the cut again for opening weekend but we can get it by Aug.

Los Alamos Community Winds Presents Free Concert at 7 p.m. Today at Ashley Pond

on July 23, 2014 - 9:55am

The Los Alamos Community Winds will present a free concert at 7 p.m. today, July 23, at Ashley Pond. The community is invited to bring a picnic dinner, spread out a blanket and enjoy a slice of Americana as LACW continues the tradition of the town band with a concert of light music and good, old-fashioned popular tunes. File photo